jfb (6509) - GERMANY - FEB 21, 2017
(cask) clear deep ruby-amber colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of heavy sherry and raisins, with some big notes of cherry pips, walnuts and brown sugar. flavour is mostly black olives, fudge and oak, with a hint of toasted malts, yeast slurry and a semi-dry eel soup finish. medium-bodied with soft carbonation. GlasgowTAD (1873) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 19, 2017
Cask at the Pot Still. Pours deep brown with a thin brown head. Aroma is toffee. Taste is toffee sweet, medium-high pine bitter, straw, burnt ash and tobacco. Cokemonkey11 (998) - - JAN 14, 2017
Draught. Black with no head. Scent is scentless. Taste is dark dry fruit and a fair bit of sugary caramel. Finish is a bit dry. Quite good. nihtila (3747) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Cask at JDW Edi airport. Hazy dark amber, beige head. Nose is toffee, light fruits. Taste is dry toffee, bitter, light fruits. allmyvinyl (10839) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Cask at the Sir Walter Scott, Edinburgh airport. Pours clear golden amber, thin white head. Not much on the nose. Toffee and biscuit maybe. Taste is more of the same. Sweet, thin.
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 18, 2014
Poured medium reddish brown with a generous off white head. Aroma of heavy berries, caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of the aroma, light bitterness, light nuts. AshtonMcCobb (6772) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 9, 2014
On cask at the Cafe Royal.
Appearance - a dark copper going into toffee. Nice fawn head.
Nose - sone toffee and just a hint of chocolate. Maybe some biscuits.
Taste - chocolate biscuits but a little thin. Some creaminess.
Palate - light to medium bodied with a thin texture. Relatively balanced finish.
Overall - not unpleasant.
Stuu666 (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Cask at the Standing Order. Deep red, rich toffee nose, thin and sweet, light spice, bit watery. jd543 (428) - SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2013
Red-orange with a medium off-white head. Nice earthy hop aroma, some caramel malt, spices, grapefruit. Light sweet witha bitter and sour finish. Oily texture, light carbonation. Good beer. mr_h (5732) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - NOV 12, 2012
Cask by handpump at Pot Still, Glasgow - clear dark red brown, thin tan head, sweet malty aroma, fruity and caramel malt flavour, nice, easy to drink